Corgatha omopis (Meyrick, 1902)
(previously known as Sophta omopis)
ACONTIINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Corgatha omopis
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species has patterned purple-brown forewings, and reddish purple hindwings. The wings all have pale yellow margins. The forewings each have a cusp near the middle of the margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Queensland , and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera.,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1902, pp. 31-32.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.


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    (updated 26 March 2010)